Some of the details are beginning to fall into place for NJ CAR’s incredibly informative Education & Business Expo, scheduled for May 21-22, 2014 at the Sheraton Edison Raritan Center. After a six-year hiatus, this highly-popular event is returning with seminar tracks for all the key managers in your dealership! In the coming weeks, detailed descriptions for each seminar track and registrations forms will be available but, in the meantime, here’s a taste of what you can expect: OFFICE MANAGERS AND CONTROLLERS – No need for you to go to NADA! Come hear SANDI JEROME present her “Five Keys to Profit.” Think you are prepared for a Motor Vehicle audit? NJ CAR’s BOB MAY and SUE SBARRO will discuss how to audit-proof your dealership.F&I MANAGERS – This year’s Program includes three important F&I seminars. Another great NADA presenter, RON REAHARD, will present “It’s All About Adding Value,” which will help increase F&I income for your dealership and satisfy your customers.You won’t want to miss our panel presentation on “Fair Lending Compliance.” Presenters will include PAUL METRY, ESQ., from NADA, along with representatives from the banking industry and MICHELE LIEBER, from Ally Financial Services.Three great presenters, RANDY HENRICK from Dealertrack, BRAD MILLER from NADA and ANGIE SHERREL from Dataium, will discuss “Data Security.” Learn about securing data in your DMS and also learn the “ABC’s” for remaining compliant when “tracking” visitors to your dealership’s website. INTERNET SALES AND BDC – There are two dynamic presentations that you won’t want to miss. Presenters include ALI MENDIOLA from Dealertrack Technologies and IAN MACDONALD from AutoTrader.com.DIGITAL MARKETING – GLENN PASCH, CEO of PCG Digital Marketing, will focus on the “Five Ways to Increase Performance of Your Team.” DAVID REGN and BILL PARLAMAN of Stream Companies will present the “Seven Ways to Crush Your Competition.”DEALER PRINCIPALS, GMS & GSMS – A panel of experts, including NJ CAR’s PATRICK COX, will discuss the most common mistakes that “Lemon Lawyers” search for when looking to sue dealerships for Consumer Fraud. Hear the New Jersey perspective on recent FTC enforcement actions against dealerships for alleged advertising violations.An attorney panel, including MARVIN BRAUTH, ALAN DAVIS and TED SCHILLER, will discuss why additional amendments to New Jersey’s Franchise Practices Act are necessary to maintain a level playing field with the OEMs.Please save the dates of May 21 and 22, 2014. We look forward to bringing back this informative educational program that has been extremely well-received by dealers and their employees. Additional details will be released soon.